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 IMPORTANT UPDATES

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, several uBEATS modules are available now. This will allow teachers to easily use the uBEATS content in their curriculum as they transition to online classes — so you don’t have to scramble to find quality materials.

To access the modules, visit the E-Gallery.


uBEATS is a series of cancer, genetics, pathology and microbiology, pharmacology, and career modules for students in grades 6-12. Each grade has modules designed specifically for their age group.

Grades 6-8  

CANCER

  • Hallmarks of Cancer
  • Stages of Cancer

GENETICS

  • Cells & Nucleus Introduction
  • Specialized Cells: Receptors & Responses
  • Plant Genetics
  • Mendelian Genetics Introduction
  • Heredity
  • Human Genetics Introduction

PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

  • Cell Structure & Function: Unicellular & Multicellular
  • Organization for Matter & Energy Flow in Organisms
  • Growth & Development: Reproduction & Fertilization
  • Specialized Cells: Sensory Pathways

PHARMACOLOGY

  • Structure & Properties of Matter
  • Chemical Reactions

CAREERS

  • Careers in Genetics
  • Careers in Pathology & Microbiology
  • Careers in Pharmacy
  • Careers in Medical Imaging
  • Careers in Nursing
  • Careers in Public Health
Grades 9-10  

CANCER

  • Hallmarks of Cancer
  • Stages of Cancer

GENETICS

  • Human Genetics
  • DNA & Proteins
  • Gene Expression
  • Evolution of Traits
  • Types of Genetic Mutation
  • Cell Division: Mitosis & Meiosis

PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

  • Cell Structure & Function: Molecules of Life
  • Growth & Development: Cell Division & Differentiation
  • Human Immune System
  • Viruses: Are They Living?

PHARMACOLOGY

  • Structure & Properties of the Periodic Table
  • Chemical Processes

CAREERS

  • Careers in Genetics
  • Careers in Pathology & Microbiology
  • Careers in Pharmacy
  • Careers in Medical Imaging
  • Careers in Nursing
  • Careers in Public Health
Grades 11-12  

CANCER

  • Hallmarks of Cancer
  • Stages of Cancer

GENETICS

  • GMOs in Food
  • Biotechnology
  • RNA
  • Bioethics Cloning

PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY

  • History of Medicine/Pathology
  • Histology of Epithelial & Connective Tissue
  • Blood Components & Cells
  • Cell Adaptation & Death
  • Overview of Immunology
  • Acute Inflammation, Chronic Inflammation, & Tissue Repair
  • Hemostasis
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Overview of Disease with the Most Impact on U.S. Morbidity & Mortality
  • Introduction to Microbiology
  • Bacteria
  • Anti-Bacteria
  • Bacteria in the Human Body
  • Bacterial Culture
  • Parasitology
  • Mycology
  • Virology
  • Neoplasia

PHARMACOLOGY

  • Pharmacognosy
  • Drug Discovery
  • Intro to FDA Approval
  • FDA Approval
  • Pharmaceutical Compounding
  • Routes of Administration
  • Pharmacology
  • Individualized Drug Therapy
  • Adverse Drug Events
  • Pharmacy Ethics

CAREERS

  • Careers in Genetics
  • Careers in Pathology & Microbiology
  • Careers in Pharmacy
  • Careers in Medical Imaging
  • Careers in Nursing
  • Careers in Public Health